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"little or no connectivity...", Presario notebook & Linksys

Newbie, first attempt at setting up wireless home network (desktop & notebook). Windows XP, SP2 on both machines. Installed Linksys WRT54G Wireless Router with no problem on desktop (Dell Dimension 4400). New Compaq Presario R3430US notebook recognizes wireless network, and connects to it. But, wireless network icon then has a bubble to pop up that says "This connection has limited or no connectivity. You might not be able to access the Internet or some network resources. For more information, click this message." When I click on the message it goes to a dialog box that says "This problem occurred because the network did not assign a network address to the computer." There is then a "Details" button. When I click on it, it pulls up another dialog box that lists properties and values. There are values for PHYSICAL ADDRESS, IP ADDRESS, AND SUBNET MASK. There are no values for DEFAULT GATEWAY, DNS SERVER, or WINS SERVER. Any help would be greatly appreciated. If I can't find a resolution, the notebook and wireless router go back from whence they came! Thanks,


jra

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